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Declining Son Preference in South Korea

Eunsil Oh, University of Wisconsin-Madison

March 10, 2021 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · Zoom

Program in East Asian Studies

Son preference has been at the center of understanding how families operate, particularly in patriarchal societies. However, new evidence suggests that son preference has started to weaken in some countries, including South Korea. This talk explores how young adults in Korea shape their aspirations about having children and arrive at their gender preference or indifference.

For registration see https://princeton.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAlcuytrzMvH9VURzAPV15f5vYlCw84Eb4r

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